cPanel Email Settings in Outlook 2013


This short tutorial provides the settings for cPanel email account in Microsoft Outlook 2013. Follow these simple steps to configure your email account in Outlook 2013. You must first log into your cPanel to create the email account. Once you have created the email account, you can follow the steps below. These settings are similar in older versions of Outlook as well if you are familiar with the interface to add new account.

Step 1: Click FILE on the menu

Click File

Step 2: Click on the button [+ Add Account]

Add Account Outlook 2013

Step 3: Select (o) Manual setup or additional server types and click [ Next > ] button.

Manual Setup of Outlook 2013

Step 4: Select (o) POP or IMAP and click [ Next > ] button.

POP or IMAP in Microsoft Outlook 2013

Step 5:  Enter the following information for your email account that you created in cPanel:

User Information

Your Name: This is the name you want to use for yourself

Email Address: This is the email address that you created in cPanel. It is in a format like user@yourdomain.com

Server Information

Account Type: POP3 (select POP3 if you want to download email to your computer, select IMAP if you want to keep emails on the server and want to access it from other computers as well. Using IMAP will use more disk space and it will keep growing as more emails are stored on the server).

Incoming mail server: you can find this in your cPanel under Configure Email Account screen.

Outgoing mail server (SMTP): same as incoming mail server above from Configure Email Account screen in cPanel

Logon Information

User Name: Your email address again in the format of user@yourdomain.com

Password: Your email password

Email Settings in Microsoft Outlook 2013

Step 6: Click [ More Settings … ] button and continue

You can change the email to an easy to remember identity e.g. Work Email etc.

More Settings in MS Outlook

Step 7: Click on Outgoing Server tab

Select the check box [v] My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication

And select (o) Use same settings as my incoming mail server.

Outgoing Server in Outlook 2013

Step 8: Click Advanced tab and enter the following values:

Incoming server(POP3): 995

Select [v] This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)

Outgoing server (SMTP): 465

Use the following type of encrypted connection: SSL

Advanced Settings in Outlook 2013

Click  [ OK ] and Click [ Next ] and this will test incoming/outgoing server for email and finish setting up the account in Outlook 2013.

We hope you like this “how to” and are able to setup your cPanel email settings in Outlook 2013. Happy emailing around the world.

2 Comments

Christine on October 3, 2014  ·  Reply

Thanks so much for this! I’ve been setting this email as up for years with success but Outlook 2013 really had me stumped. Finally, it worked with your advice! Kudos!

D on September 2, 2015  ·  Reply

Thanks, been trying to get my webmail setup on Outlook all morning, your “how to” article is spot on, had it set up in no time!

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